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As Oil Spills Spread, Big Oil Tries To Bully Senators

7/27/2010 // By Miles Grant

Unbelievable. Even after Senate Democrats postponed action on clean energy & climate legislation in favor of a much smaller package of BP oil disaster response measures, Big Oil says it’s still too much. In fact, American Petroleum Institute President & […] Read more >

Laid-off Auto Workers Re-train for Green Jobs

8/3/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

America’s community colleges are moving toward re-training America’s workforce. One school in Dearborn, Michigan is an example. The Straits Times reports: “In a crowded classroom at Henry Ford Community College, laid off auto workers are learning how to install and […] Read more >

Finally! A Victory for Public Lands!

1/23/2009 // By Lisa Eadens

We’ve waited a long time for a significant victory for our public lands… Over the last five years, it’s been one thing after another threatening to take the character and beauty from our public lands. From fossil fuel development occurring […] Read more >

Unscripted New Hampshire

1/10/2008 // By Josh Nelson

This fall and winter I was lucky enough to be a small part of an increasingly sizable contingent of conservationists who have tried to elevate global warming to Tier One status in the Presidential race. Seldom did we come away […] Read more >

Midwest Greenhouse Gas Accord

12/5/2007 // By Josh Nelson

Nine Midwestern governors and the Premier of Manitoba yesterday signed an historic greenhouse gas accord. This has powerful implications not just for state and regional progress, but for global warming policy nationwide. In addition, it lays out a detailed road […] Read more >